July 16, 2007 By Don Wolfensberger,Roll Call Contributing Writer
Is the dysfunction and policy gridlock in government simply a product of our polarized country politically, or a deeper symptom of a changing culture in Congress aimed more at gaining and holding political power than in producing good public policy for the country. Don Wolfensberger sees more signs of the latter taking place.
November 7, 2006 By Don WolfensbergerRoll Call Contributing Writer
The Wilson Center's Don Wolfensberger, former chief of staff of the House Rules Committee, reflects on the fate of well-intentioned congressional reforms.
A House passed bill to create a ""Bipartisan Working group on Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth" could provide an opening for a larger deal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.
Remarks by Donald R. Wolfensberger to the Russian Duma, 25 January 1999
Congress Project Director Don Wolfensberger parses the arbitrary 100-day deadline for Congress's budget resolution and documents the last-minute negotiations that followed it there.